Second Joint McGill–ZNZ Workshop: focus on Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Event

This Workshop is the latest scientific event for the longstanding partnership between McGill University, The Neuro, and the Neuroscience Center Zurich (ZNZ).

Together, we are building a framework to promote and sustain neuroscience research collaborations in fields of mutual strategic interest. This workshop focuses on neurodevelopment and neurodevelopmental disorders.

Organized by: Wolfgang Knecht (ZNZ), Fritjof Helmchen (ZNZ), Anne McKinney (McGill), and Stefano Stifani (The Neuro-McGill)

Program (times are EDT):

8:15-8:30 Log-in 
8:30-8:45 Welcome and introductions 
8:45-9:00

Stick to your path – but not too firmly: Endoglycan in neural circuit development

Esther Stöckli (ZNZ)

9:05-9:20

Neurobiology of Developmental Brain Disorders- Learning from Animal Models

Yang Zhou (The Neuro-McGill)

9:25-9:40

Neurodevelopmental resilience and susceptibility to maternal immune activation

Urs Meyer (ZNZ)

9:45-10:00

Purine salvage in human midbrain neurodevelopment: New insights into dopaminergic cell development from a rare disease

Carl Ernst (McGill)

10:05-10:15 Break
10:15-10:30

Risk and resilience in the developing brain

Mayada Elsabbagh (The Neuro-McGill)

10:35-10:50

Brain mapping across autism mouse models with functional MRI

Valerio Zerbi (ZNZ)

10:55-11:10

Large-Scale Brain Networks in Cognitive Development and Psychopathology

Xiaoqian Chai (The Neuro-McGill)

11:15-11:30

Developmental pathoconnectomics and advanced human fetal MRI

Andras Jakab (ZNZ)

11:35-12:15 Open discussion (speakers and planning committee members)

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Contact Information

Contact: 
Stefano Stifani
Organization: 
Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital
Email: 
stefano.stifani [at] mcgill.ca
Office Phone: 
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